Addleshaw Goddard expands rail and asset finance team

Addleshaw Goddard has appointed rail and asset finance specialist Clive Smith as a partner in its London-based banking practice. Smith joins from Osborne Clarke, where he was a partner advising banks, lessors and operators, as well as manufacturers, on a range of asset classes with a particular emphasis on rolling stock fleets.

Addleshaw Goddard expands rail and asset finance team

Oct 16, 2017

Addleshaw Goddard has appointed rail and asset finance specialist Clive Smith as a partner in its London-based banking practice. Smith joins from Osborne Clarke, where he was a partner advising banks, lessors and operators, as well as manufacturers, on a range of asset classes with a particular emphasis on rolling stock fleets.

Modix announces new appointments

Digital marketing business Modix has announced a series of key appointments. Julian McClung has been made head of product and Jason Jones becomes head of delivery as the company expands its end-to-end retailing platform. Modix has grown extensively over the past year since its UK launch in September 2016.

Modix announces new appointments

Oct 16, 2017

Digital marketing business Modix has announced a series of key appointments. Julian McClung has been made head of product and Jason Jones becomes head of delivery as the company expands its end-to-end retailing platform. Modix has grown extensively over the past year since its UK launch in September 2016.

Former M&S chairman joins Zenith

Zenith, one of the UK’s largest vehicle leasing companies, has appointed Lord Rose as its chairman. Lord Rose has more than 40 years of experience in the consumer and retail sectors during which time he served as chief executive of major companies including Argos, Arcadia, Booker and Marks & Spencer.

Former M&S chairman joins Zenith

Oct 16, 2017

Zenith, one of the UK’s largest vehicle leasing companies, has appointed Lord Rose as its chairman. Lord Rose has more than 40 years of experience in the consumer and retail sectors during which time he served as chief executive of major companies including Argos, Arcadia, Booker and Marks & Spencer.

Thought Leaders

Using digitisation to speed up lending application processes

Oct 09, 2017

When lenders request bank statements from customers as part of the application process, it can create inefficiency, re-work and poor turnaround times, leading to frustration for brokers and customers. The cost of leakage and lost business as a result of bank statement processing is significant. At each stage of the process after the application has been referred back by the lender with a request for more information, there is friction and the risk of costly leakage as customers decide to look elsewhere or abandon the process.

Appointments

Santander Consumer USA reforms executive team

Oct 13, 2017

Santander Consumer USA Holdings (SC) has announced several key changes to the auto finance lender’s leadership team under new CEO Scott Powell. Juan Carlos Alvarez, corporate treasurer of Santander Holdings USA (SHUSA) is succeeding Ismail Dawood as chief financial officer of SC.

Members' Blogs

Why successful customer engagement needs to go beyond words

Mar 21, 2017

Currently the lion’s share of communications from auto financiers, in concert with their brand partners and franchised retailer networks, is delivered by conventional methods. Very often this communication is one way and doesn't promote interaction ‘in the moment’. For example, traditional posted mail and outbound telephone calls from retailers or contact centres are very much alive and kicking. Whilst these efforts are laudable, the old conventional methods are fast running out of road and they are not in sync with the habits of the 21st century consumer.

 
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